Yeye Destination Guide
Explore Yeye in Gabon.
Yeye in the region of Haut-Ogooué is located in Gabon - some 303 mi (or 487 km) South-East of Libreville, the country's capital city.
Time in Yeye is now 03:53 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Libreville" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Loubomo, Brazzaville, Bata, Kinshasa, Welle or Bendia. Since you are here already, consider visiting Yeye, Ombou, Mondzeye, Mokaba-Ngaou, Mindili-Elebe and Kaya-Kaya. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
M'Vengue El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba International Airport
M'Vengue El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba International Airport is an airport in Franceville, Gabon.
Located at -1.5, 13.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Lemboumbi-Leyou is a department of Haut-Ogooué Province in south-eastern Gabon. The capital lies at Moanda.
Haut-Ogooué is one of Gabon's nine provinces. It is named after the Ogooué River. It covers an area of 36,547 km². The provincial capital is Franceville. One of its primary industries is mining, with manganese, gold and uranium being found in the region. The uranium-bearing mineral Francevillite takes its name from the primary city. It is the historical home of three cultures, the Obamba, Ndzabi and Téké.
Moanda is one of the largest towns in Gabon, lying on the N3 road in Haut Ogooué. It is also one of the most important manganese mining towns in the world, under the auspices of the Compagnie Minière de l'Ogooué (COMILOG), which began mining in 1957. Moanda has a population of around 39,298 inhabitants (2010 est. ) and is the second largest city in the Haut Ogooué Region, after Franceville. It is also a border town, lying 100 km away from the border with the Republic of Congo.
Franceville is one of the four largest cities in Gabon, with a population of around 56,000 (2010, approx. ) people. It lies on the River Mpassa and at the end of the Trans-Gabon Railway and the N3 road. It grew from a village named Masuku when Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza chose it to resettle former slaves and renamed it "Francheville" (meaning "city of the freed" in French) in 1880. The city later came to be called Franceville.
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